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Alexander Skogberg

UX, Web & Writing

Chalmers diploma on a table

CV

Employment

inUse, 2015 -

UX Designer

At inUse I continue to extend and immerse my skills in interaction design, accessibility, prototyping, user research as well as writing, graphic design and concept work. I primarily work in small multi-disciplinary teams with clients including Feelgood, Ericsson, Telenor, Digiexam, Svenska Spel and SEB. I also give talks on design topics and write posts on the inUse company blog.

HiQ Stockholm, 2011 - 2015

UX Designer and Frontend Developer

At HiQ I gained invaluable experience in interaction design, accessibility, prototyping, user research, mobile first and responsive web design. I've worked both solo and as a member of multi-disciplinary team with clients such as SVT, Klarna, the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, Kambi, KIBI and classic Swedish rock band Backyard Babies.

Nya Åland, 2007 - 2012

Freelance Journalist

At Nya Åland I greatly improved my writing skills by reviewing albums, concerts and games as well as writing tech columns.

Education

Master in Interaction Design

Chalmers University of Technology, 2008 - 2010

Master thesis involved creating a design concept for mobile reporting and work order handling. Fields studies and interviews were performed with technicians in different fields.

Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering

Chalmers University of Technology, 2005 - 2008

Bachelor thesis involved developing an application for recording gestures performed with the Nintendo Wii Remote.

Courses in interactive sketching technique

Mårten Angner, 2014 and 2015

Courses in app development for iOS and Android

Umeå University and Mid Sweden University, 2010

Skills

  • Usability testing
  • User research
  • Low-fidelity prototyping
  • High-fidelity prototyping
  • Accessibility
  • Interaction design
  • Graphic design
  • Wireframing
  • Sketching
  • Writing
  • Mobile first

Tools

  • Pen, paper and Tipp-Ex
  • Sketch
  • Invision
  • Zeplin
  • Pixelmator
  • Coda and Codekit
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Wordpress
  • Git

Publications

Emoodies: Interactive Cushions With Personalities

Featured in SIDER '10 'Ingredients in Gradients' Conference Proceedings, pages 47 - 51.

Together with Patrik Björkman, Nancy Li and Anne-Marie Liljekvist. Read the report. View the video.

Languages

  • Swedish (native)
  • English (fluent in speech and writing)
  • German (basic in speech and writing)
  • Finnish (some grammar)

Other

  • Degrees in classic guitar and music theory
  • World class skills in memes and GIFs
Much responsive Many CSS Very breakpoint So media query Such HTML Wow